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How To Be Worth $10M Before 40

Quora | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business

To achieve $10 million from $100,000 in 19 years, you need to grow your wealth at a rate better than 27% per year compounded. You can't do that with passive investments alone.

End to Trump's Campaign Is Already Baked in, But It's Not What You Think

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Abrams

It takes only a moment of reflection to know when and why Donald Trump will end his campaign and will absolutely not run as a third party.

The Net Worth of Each Presidential Candidate

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business

The U.S. presidential election is by far the most expensive political race in the world, especially when compared with countries that have strict regu...

North West, Blue Ivy: 29 of the Richest Celebrity Children

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.25.2015 | Entertainment

As kids, we've all fantasized about growing up and becoming rich and famous. But for celebrity kids, success is something that they're born with. Thanks to their already well-known names, some of these Hollywood kids are carving out their own slice of fame.

Why You Need to Know Your Net Worth

David A. Dedman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

To me, net worth is equivalent to taking your blood pressure. It gives a reading that will tell us how healthy you are financially.

Meet Our First "Grow Your Value" Finalists

Mika Brzezinski | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Mika Brzezinski

The "Grow Your Value" bonus competition drives home the message that it is important for women to both learn their value and communicate it effectively.

Mindful Money

Ira Israel | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Do you consider your bank account to be an accurate indicator of your success in comparison to your fellow humans on planet earth? Well, then BRAVO! Well done! Because there are at least 3,500,000,000 people who survive (barely) on less that what you paid for your cup of coffee or tea this morning.

Put Your Money to Work!

Steph Wagner | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Steph Wagner

It's tempting to fixate on the dollar amount of your paycheck. But the fact is: What matters far more is what you do with those dollars -- and what you allow those dollars to do for you over time. True financial freedom doesn't happen until you've put your money to work for you.

Why Everybody Is Mad At Rich People

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business

Rich people have been wondering why everybody is so mad at them when all they do is create jobs and have better genes and work harder than the rest of...

Half Of The World's Richest People Come From Just 2 Families

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business

Here's a fact that will make any liberal cringe. Seven of the 12 richest people in the world have names ending in Koch, Walton or Adelson, accordin...

Homeowner Beware: "Robbing the Hood"

Tino Diaz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Tino Diaz

Existing and aspiring homeowners need to band together with a strong and singular voice to protect and promote sustainable homeownership for all segments of America, lest we continue to foreclose on our future. As recent history has demonstrated, we must be especially mindful during budget crises.

The Wealthy Are Not Narcissists Despite New Report

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

The negative projections and derogatory labels placed on the rich are endless. One of the most common is that the rich are cocky, arrogant people who think they're better than everyone else.

This Is The Richest Model In The World?

Posted 03.19.2013 | Style

Not many models can parlay their often short-lived runway careers into massive retail empires, but Kathy Ireland has successfully blazed the trail. As...

Americans' Net Worth Hit Lowest Level In 41 YEARS

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Stunning new research from a New York University economics professor reveals just how wide the chasm between the rich and everyone else has grown over...

Richest Self-Made Women In America

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | Small Business

Women have helped build some of the biggest companies in America, and they have the bank accounts to show for it. A look at some of the nation's femal...

Paul Blumenthal

How Did Paul Ryan Get All That Money? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When newly minted vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan entered Congress in 1999, he wasn't one of the richest lawmakers, with an averag...

One Group Lost More Than Half Of What They Had During The Recession

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

Are you in your late thirties or early forties? Our condolences, then. The recession was probably especially horrible for you. Households aged 35 t...

For Kids Of Ultra-Rich Parents, Money Won't Come Easy

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money

Born with a silver spoon in your mouth? Don't get used to it. Some 32 percent of high and ultra-high net worth Americans don't feel it's important ...

Americans Suffered Staggering Decline In Wealth During Recession

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business

(In 3rd paragraph, corrects median net worth to $77,300 in 2010, not $77.3 trillion, and corrects to $126,000 in 2007, not $126 trillion.) ...

Fed: You're Wealthier, Even If You Can't Tell

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ and DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.09.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — Americans are climbing further out of the hole they sank into during the Great Recession. A stock rally at the end of 2011 helped ...

Emily Cohn

Americans Households Still Failing Financial Distress Test | Emily Cohn | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

Seth was in his 20s on spring break in Florida when he fell into a debt trap. Alongside the cocktails on the beach and wet T-shirt contests were credi...

Social Justice Quiz 2012: Thirteen Questions

Bill Quigley | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Question One. The combined pay of the 299 highest paid CEOs in the U.S. is enough to support how many median salary jobs?

Dr. King's 'Dream' Denied to Millions

Daniel Medina | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Daniel Medina

With stubbornly high unemployment, a failing education system and mounting federal debt, has Dr. King's dream truly been realized in 2012?

Net Worth and Self Worth: A Difference Worth Noting

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Over the years and then again recently, I have been thinking a lot about net worth and self-worth. Each has its value but I think the difference is "worth" noting.

PHOTOS: Who's The Wealthiest South Floridian In Congress?

Posted 02.27.2012 | Miami

After diving into the financial disclosure forms of area politicians, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel concluded what we all might have guessed after we...